Insulation Contractors Canby OR

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Oswego Drywall Installers Inc
(503) 639-8694
14865 Sw 72nd Ave
Portland, OR
Beare Be Enterprises Incorporated
(503) 652-8841
5699 Se International Way
Portland, OR
Mudpuppy Construction & Drywall Inc
(503) 723-9477
5514 Se Henderson St
Portland, OR
super drywall
(503) 484-3977
po box 6673
aloha, OR
Ottlinger Custom Building
(541) 815-4094
19761 Clarion Ave
Bend, OR
Delta Drywall
(503) 684-9464
7130 Sw Fir Loop
Portland, OR
Anthony Richard Hentkowski
(503) 504-8968
3322 Se 39th Ave
Portland, OR
Drywall Specialties of Oregon
(503) 245-1456
2307 Sw Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy
Portland, OR
Good Guys Drywall & Remodeling
(503) 762-5135
3440 Se 143rd Ave
Portland, OR
Beare Be Enterprises Incorporated
(503) 652-8841
5699 Se International Way
Portland, OR

HandymanWire -Miscellaneous Insulation Questions and Answers

Noise Reduction

Noise reduction

I have a problem with noise from outside in the house. I have hard wood floors. My house is old and has plaster walls and wood exterior. I've upgraded the windows and have insulated attic, but that has not helped. I'm thinking of having insulation shot in the walls but I've been warned that can be a nightmare down the road. Are the any inexpensive fixes you can suggest, or any sites I should be looking at.

The insulation in the walls will certainly help. Where do you live? Insulation is usually a good idea anyway(except where you don't need heat or air conditioning) I do not know what the nightmare down the road will be...... what have you heard??

Amount Needed


We are currently having a house built in Southern New Jersey. It was recommended to increase the
insulation in the ceiling from R30 to R38 and in the walls from R13 to R15. The builder came back
with an additional cost of $650 for the walls and $400 for the ceiling. The house is 2 stories with
approximately 2100 square feet. I am looking for a recommendation as to the validity in what we are
doing and what you think of the cost. Would we save enough in our heat and cooling bills to justify the cost?

Without crunching the numbers considering surface area etc., I would bet that the increase in 2 R on the wall is NOT worth it. The ceiling most likely is. How did he propose going to 15R from 13R??

ALL insulation is worth it. It just becomes a question of how long to recover initial cost. If you plan to stay in you house a few years, you will see the recovery in your heating bills tough you may not even recognize it. Though 60% of heat loss is through attics and floors,the other 40% is through walls. Any increase is helpful.
I was once a fanatic about this sort of thing....
Doing some rough figuring, using an 85% efficient furnace, I figure the savings of going from 13R to 15R is about 26 gallons of oil a year. That would be about a 25 year payback.... That isn't much... typically you would like to make your investment payback in 5 years.


I recently bought a raised ranch. There are two bedrooms over the garage that are always cold. I removed the ceiling from the garage and I found that there was R-8 insulation installed with the paper side down (facing you from the garage). There are also heat ducts for the two aforementioned rooms that are uninsulated (forced hot air heat). The beams are 2 x 8. House was built in 1964, steel beam construction. My questions are as follows: 1. Obviously, the ceiling is not properly insulated.... What would be the best way to insulate the garage, which R-value would be correct? Should the ducts also be wrapped before the batts are installed? 2. Should the paper-faced side of the batt face the floor of the room above or face the garage? I'm confused about this. 3. Would it be o...

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